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Eldest son of Joseph Herbert, Esq., President of the island of Montserrat.

This officer passed his examination in Oct. 1809; obtained his first commission on the 16th May, 1811; and subsequently served in the San Josef, first-rate, flag-ship of Lord Keith, on the Channel station; Ulysses 44, Captain Thomas Browne, employed on the coast of Africa; and Impregnable 104, bearing the flag of Viscount Exmouth, in Hamoaze. He afterwards commanded the Harpy revenue cruiser. His promotion to the rank he now holds took place on the 7th July, 1828.

This officer married Mary, youngest daughter of the late Captain Harding, and niece to Rear-Admiral Bowen.